Afghan Refugees

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s recent appeal to the international community regarding Afghan refugees underscores a critical issue that demands global attention and collective action. He has rightly emphasised that Pakistan can no longer bear the burden of hosting millions of Afghan refugees

State of Human Rights in 2023

“State of Human Rights in 2023” is a report of Human Right Commission of Pakistan which provides a comprehensive overview of the human rights situation in Pakistan during the specified year at federal and provincial levels. The report highlights various issues such

Unicef Seeks Urgent Funding for Pakistan

According to report published by Daily Dawn, Unicef is urgently appealing for $135.6 million from global donors to meet the pressing humanitarian needs of over 5.5 million individuals in Pakistan, with a focus on assisting 3.4 million children. The call for funding,

Caught Between Borders: Identity Crises

AS part of a global research project on forced migration, I was able to listen closely to the stories of children who had perhaps one, perhaps two parents of Afghan origin, and whose only memories were of life in Pakistan. The most

The Plight of Afghan Refugees

“The Plight of Afghan Refugees” is a joint publication by Committee for the Welfare of Prisoners – Legal Aid Office (CWP-LAO) and National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) based on their onsite visit to Karachi Central Prison to inspect the condition of

UPR 42 Fourth Cycle Pakistan – Joint Submission to HRC

The report is a joint submission made by Imkaan Welfare Organisation, Nationality For All (NFA), and the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (ISI) for the Universal Periodic Review 42nd session Fourth Cycle. It focuses on the right to nationality and human rights

EUAA COI Report: Pakistan – Situation of Afghan Refugees

“EUAA COI Report: Pakistan – Situation of Afghan Refugees” provides an overview of the current situation of Afghan refugees in Pakistan, compiled by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). The report covers various aspects of the refugees’ lives, including their background and